Gang posing as DVAC sleuths robs Rs 13 lakh in TN

Coimbatore: In a shocking incident, a five-member gang robs Rs 13 lakh from two persons from Kerala by posing as anti-corruption officials yesterday.

The victims Abhinesh and Naushad hail from Thalassery. They had come here the previous day to buy gold ornaments. The gang stopped the victims’ car and introduced themselves as officials from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption.

They took the victims’ money and asked them to collect it after producing proper and relevant documents.

Abhinesh and Naushad realised that they were duped after they went to the nearest police station and narrated the incident. Based on their complaint, the police have registered a case and are on the look out for the accused.

NT Bureau